Category «Meditation»

Lazy fitness

chair-yoga

I read a headline on reddit last week: “LPT: There is a visible difference between not working out at all and doing 15 pushups every day. Make 15 push ups your new ‘not working out’“.  It didn’t convince me to actually read the post, but it convinced me to do 15 pushups a day (this …

Breathing and the 4 stages of competence

not to self: just breathe

The 4 stages of competence is a theory related to the progression from being incompetent to competent at a skill.  Here is the summary of this theory plucked from its’ Wikipedia article: The Four Stages of Learning provides a model for learning. It suggests that individuals are initially unaware of how little they know, or …

Meditation and Hypnotism

brain

I think these two are the same. I’ve been reading a lot of guided meditation scripts lately and have found them very similar to a lot of hypnotism scripts that I’ve read previously. They both start by getting you comfortable, and explaining the things that you would be currently feeling. Focussing inwards on your breath, …

Mindful Meditation

some photoshopped meditation image

So I think I get meditation. Well, as much as anyone can get an ageless practice. Really, this isn’t as stupid as me proclaiming “I getbirds!” but nobody gets birds. What are birds? We just don’t know. What I mean is that I understand its’ purpose, see value in it, and think packing it into the bundle of thoughts, …